primary school

Chewton Primary School

We are a small school 5kms east of Castlemaine, Victoria. Our heritage building and stunning bush setting make our school both a welcoming and unique learning environment. Our school grounds offer a music garden, interpretative play space, outdoor stage, cubby building area, oval, playground equipment, quiet spaces and a wood-fired oven. We make use of the bush behind the school for learning activities and regular family cook ups. 

Chewton Primary was recently nominated for a National Reconciliation Award and we are incredibly proud to have our Reconciliation Action Plan published by Narragunnawali. We are also the proud recipients of the Victorian Susatinability 2023 ResourceSmart Schools Award for curriculum leadership.



school of the year 

sustainability victoria

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Acknowledgement of Country

We would like to acknowledge the Djaara people as the Traditional Custodians of the Land that we live and learn on. This Land has never been ceded. We thank them for the care they have taken and continue to take of Dja Dja Wurrung Country: the rivers, mountains, trees and water. We would like to acknowledge Elders past and present and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in keeping Culture alive.

Bunjil the eagle over setting sun logo used with permission of Dja Dja Wurrung Aboriginal Corporation

Vision Statement

At Chewton Primary School, our students are curious, confident, grounded and connected locally and globally, as champions of positive change in the world. Our students are critical and creative thinkers and learners. Our students have a strong sense of self and are responsible, resilient and independent. We care for, celebrate and value everyone in our community and foster a strong sense of belonging for all.